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Case study library: isGroup’s award-winning construction signage for IM Properties HQ

Project Name: IM Properties Headquarters Client: IM Group Sector: Offices and estates Location: Solihull, Birmingham (UK) The role: Working closely with f.r.a., Bam Construction and IM Properties, isGroup were com-missioned to manufacture and install signage for IM Properties’ brand-new campus facility in Solihull. Read More…

Department of Transport issues guidance on signage to Covid-19 vaccination centres

With the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccination programme now taking place the length and breadth of the UK, the Department of Transport has released guidance on temporary signage to guide traffic to vaccination centres. Download the PDF.  

Simplified drawing of people with a range of disabilities on a residential street

Wanted – ambassadors to help drive the government’s accessibility agenda

At the beginning of January 2021, the government announced that it is recruiting 14 disability and access ambassadors to join the Cabinet Office as part of its ongoing National Strategy for Disabled People. The new recruits – to be recruited across different Read More…

Picture of AJ Wells staff holding their PS5 themed signage for TFL

Did you see them? TFL’s iconic roundels transformed Oxford Circus Underground station exits to celebrate the launch of Sony’s PS5

A short-term promotional stunt by Sony Interactive Entertainment to celebrate the launch of their PS5 console on 19 November 2020,  saw some TFL Underground stations transformed for just 48 hours. Those of you who had reason to be travelling on TFL Underground Read More…

An image of two women sitting on benches in a park with a two metre apart social distancing sign between them

Social distancing and new signs of the times

Chris Girling, Head of Wayfinding at member company CCD Design & Ergonomics was recently in conversation with international news agency Reuters about the challenges facing effective social distancing signage as we physically navigate our new peri-Coronavirus pandemic normal. In the space of Read More…

Image of a thermometer (with COVID-19 written on it) juxtaposed against a hospital 'isolation' ward' sign and hospital background

Why good wayfinding words matter: UK hospital apologises for poor signage to Coronavirus isolation unit

A recent incident reported in The Guardian has highlighted why robust signage is so important in a hospital setting and what happens when it falls short of best practice. A woman who experienced flu-like symptoms after a trip to Singapore and Hong Read More…

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Festival of Place 2019 – a member’s perspective

Back in July, Festival of Place gifted the Society two tickets to their inaugural conference. The aim was to bring people that work in the built environment together to explore how to create places that thrive. The tickets were offered to two Read More…